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Floor slab of Jacob Cornelis Asschevanger

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 434
Name Floor slab of Jacob Cornelis Asschevanger
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Brielle, St. Catharijnekerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Incomplete stone slab with a now effaced chalice inside a quatrefoil in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [24] Grote of St. Catharijnekerk (St Catharine's Church), Brielle
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Jacob Cornelis Asschevanger
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [627] Jacop Cornelis Asschevanger (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks According to a later inscription, one Jacob Corneliszoon Mus was buried in the same grave in 1645
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 177 x 110 x 0
Completeness Incomplete: the upper part of the slab, which showed part of an inscription and two corner quatrefoils with evangelist symbols, is lost
Condition Broken and worn
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • decoration(s) removed
Specification It is likely that a chalice and host were hacked away from inside the quatrefoil in the centre
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Zuid-Holland, part I (Utrecht 1922), 54
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [434] Floor slab of Jacob Cornelis Asschevanger

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Incomplete stone slab with a now effaced chalice inside a quatrefoil in the centre, an inscription along the edge, and quatrefoils with the evangelist symbols in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 177 x 110 x 0
Date
Year 1526
Specified date 1526/05/08
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Brielle, St. Catharijnekerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four sides of the slab originally
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription [...] Heer Jacop Cornelis Asschevanger, kanonik in deser Kercke was, sterf anno XVc XXVI den VIIIten dach in Meien.
Translation
English translation [...] sir Jacop Cornelis Asschevanger, who was a canon in this church, died in the year 1526 on the 8th day in May.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Incised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [627] Jacop Cornelis Asschevanger (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks P.C. Bloys van Treslong Prins gives the month as 'Mert' (March).

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • evangelist symbols
  • chalice (and host)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Only two of the evangelist symbols remain; the (presumed) chalice and host have been hacked away inside the central quatrefoil
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 627
Personal details
Name Jacop Cornelis Asschevanger
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1526/05/08
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy canon
Specification The deceased was a canon in the church at Brielle
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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